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I can't eject the optical drive to input dvd/cd, the eject button does not seem to be working? I also do not see the drive information on the START-COMPUTER window listing.

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Hi check the connection between your drive and motherboard also check power connector . Between connectors on the optic drive you need set up a jumper(s) on master or slave. if you can`t open drive in your OS there is a small hol on the front panel of the drive use needle or something similar to open it manualy

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